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Steve Mills

What would you think about facial recognition security in our schools?

Posted Sunday, July 29, 2018, at 6:07 PM
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  • Any security is only as good as the people using it.

    If an expelled or suspended student isn't taken off the "approved list" they would still be allowed entry.

    The Air Force failed to report the Texas shooters history to the feds, as required by law, so expecting every administration of schools to flawlessly update facial recognition programs is wishful thinking.

    Also the Florida shooter simply pulled a fire alarm, bypassing all security measures.

    -- Posted by quietmike on Tue, Jul 31, 2018, at 3:58 AM
  • Agree that there are flaws in almost any system but my thought is to scan all approved at the beginning of each year and add new as they come.

    Delete at the end of the year to force a refresh. Pain I know but....

    Second, ANYONE not in the approved data-list, Is channelled through a security officer.

    Still has week points where humans can be negligent and of course the system has to be good as well but I think most amateurs would be thwarted.

    Of not this, what is a good solution?

    -- Posted by stevemills on Tue, Jul 31, 2018, at 8:09 AM
  • Here is another use "major sporting venues are increasingly implementing facial recognition technology into digital boards as a “security measure” that watches attendees as they stream through the gates."

    I remember seeing signs posted saying cameras in use. They never said what those cameras are doing.

    -- Posted by Timeline on Tue, Jul 31, 2018, at 11:24 AM
  • There is no solution. Meaning no security can ever be 100%. Even the secret service, with their near unlimited budget and draconian measures of protection, still have unwanted people get on the White House grounds.

    The best option, IMO, is armed security, some plain view, some concealed, to minimize any damage, if it occurs.

    -- Posted by quietmike on Tue, Jul 31, 2018, at 2:51 PM
  • What difference does it make at this point and time? as Hillary would say! The illegal aliens won't have to get these cards because it would be against their religious, or civil or santuary city rights. Some state or federal judge would make it illegal to make immigrants get the card for everyone's protection claiming they were being profiled.

    -- Posted by sui on Thu, Aug 2, 2018, at 2:10 AM
  • Has sui posted on the wrong blog? You weren't talking about cards. May be he should have gotten some sleep or more coffee.

    -- Posted by Tyger on Thu, Aug 2, 2018, at 7:43 AM
  • I was about to go back through the comments to see if there was something about cards mentioned. I don’t recall it from another blog but I don’t know.

    Just flad to get some life coming back into the posts. ;-)

    -- Posted by stevemills on Thu, Aug 2, 2018, at 9:15 AM
  • Since Sui brought it up, I do feel a little sorry for the illegals in California who risk going to jail simply because they choose to imbibe their drinks thru a plastic straw. And it must cause a lot of cognitive dissonance for the libtards trying to figure out what trumps what. Lock em up cause they used a plastic straw or let em go cause they're illegals?

    -- Posted by fair share on Thu, Aug 2, 2018, at 10:10 AM
  • Well shucks, I was up until 2:00AM yesterday morning working on the internet and took a break to chime in. What the **** do I know about facial recognition? I don't even recognize my own face at 2:00 AM in the morning. You ain't never gonna be smart if you don't ask stupid questions or make stupid remarks now and then. About the time they get this Facial Recognition all worked out, they will have to drop it and just go ahead with the mark on the forehead or the back of the right hand. The bible tells us all about it, so it will come to pass, so what are they waiting for? Just like doing away with cash! Another reason for the mark of the beast according to the bible. No buying or selling without the mark. Has nothing to do with Facial Recognition, unless it is designed to read the mark of the beast and not the eyes or face. Didn't they do that with finger prints then DNA? Now they want to try to recognize everyone's face? There goes more of your taxpayer dollars again.

    -- Posted by sui on Fri, Aug 3, 2018, at 1:45 AM
  • I would think this facial recognition thingy would be far too expensive to use on everyone several times a day. What happens when one of the kids came to school with chicken pox or had a few more pimples on his/her face the next day or put too much make-up on, got a black eye or a tooth knock out. How would the FR deal with that if it has remembered someone's face and it changes? It would have to be used only on certain children for certain instances which would come under "PROFILING" and would be unconstitutional by some judge. Would they use it to go after kids who didn't return their library books or for free lunches or for the tests scores. Maybe used to account for all the kids present or absent from school. Lets see now, all the kids would walk up to a machine and look into a screen to be recognized. That would take hours when they could just call the roll in a few minutes and move on to educating the youngsters.

    It might be useful in a police station instead of finger printing everyone. But then in the last days people will be beheaded, so that could cause a lot of confusion for the FR equipment operators. It think just reaching in the back pocket and looking at a drivers license should do just fine.

    And FR in schools? That is about the stupidest thing I have heard of lately, other than using a card for FR,lol. I gotta go to bed.

    -- Posted by sui on Fri, Aug 3, 2018, at 2:07 AM
  • No need to worry about problems before they occur. When people start walking around after being beheaded, I'm sure they will upgrade the facial recognition software to adapt to the situation.

    -- Posted by fair share on Fri, Aug 3, 2018, at 10:42 AM
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